Wesleyan Theology

The unit Wesleyan Theology is designed to provide students with an introduction to the Wesleyan theological tradition. Wesleyan emphases are explored and set within their broad social and historical context. It is an advanced unit and forms part of a Major in the sub-discipline of Systematic Theology within the Discipline of Theological Studies.

Study Level




Sub Discipline

Systematic Theology

Credit Points



T7101 Introduction to Theology or T7105 Introduction to Christian Doctrines


T9267 Wesleyan Theological Perspectives

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Identify the major theological influences on John Wesley and the developing Wesleyan tradition
  2. Explain the key theological emphases of Wesleyan theology
  3. Analyse the writings of John Wesley and key Wesleyan theologians
  4. Use appropriate methods of theological reflection to examine the impact of Wesleyan thought on significant issues facing the church today
  5. Apply insights from their study to Christian life and ministry within their particular context.
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